By Lee A. Dyer,Aparna Palmer

Piper is an economically and ecologically very important genus of plant that features a attention-grabbing array of species for learning traditional historical past, traditional items chemistry, group ecology, and evolutionary biology. The diversification of this taxon is exclusive and of significant value in knowing the evolution of plants.


The range and ecological relevance of this genus makes it an noticeable candidate for ecological and evolutionary reports, yet unusually, so much study on Piper spp. to-date has enthusiastic about the extra economically very important crops P. nigrum (black pepper), P. methysticum (kava), and P. betle (betel leaf). whereas this booklet does handle the utilized ideas of learning Piper, its concentration is extra on Piper in its common surroundings. Piper: A version Genus for stories of Phytochemistry, Ecology, and Evolution synthesizes latest facts and gives an summary for destiny investigations of the chemistry, ecology, and evolution of this taxon, whereas interpreting its key subject matters of Piper as a version genus for ecological and evolutionary experiences, the real ecological roles of Piper species in lowland rainy forests, and the evolution of special Piper attributes.


This quantity has a spot within the libraries of these learning or operating within the fields of ecology, evolutionary biology, common items chemistry, invasive species biology, pharmaceutics, and ethnobotany.

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